Mammooth Energy (NASDAQ: TUSK) and Seadrill (NASDAQ:SDRL) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Mammooth Energy and Seadrill’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mammooth Energy -21.65% -3.04% -2.28%
Seadrill 10.02% 2.69% 1.06%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mammooth Energy and Seadrill’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mammooth Energy $302.48 million 1.68 $53.64 million ($1.81) -6.32
Seadrill $2.65 billion 0.06 $1.44 billion N/A N/A

Seadrill has higher revenue and earnings than Mammooth Energy.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

63.2% of Mammooth Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Mammooth Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Mammooth Energy and Seadrill, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mammooth Energy 0 2 9 0 2.82
Seadrill 5 1 0 0 1.17

Mammooth Energy presently has a consensus price target of $23.44, suggesting a potential upside of 104.93%. Seadrill has a consensus price target of $3.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1,066.67%. Given Seadrill’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Seadrill is more favorable than Mammooth Energy.

Summary

Seadrill beats Mammooth Energy on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Mammooth Energy

Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. is an integrated oilfield service company. The Company is engaged in the exploration and development of North American onshore unconventional oil and natural gas reserves. The Company’s segments include Contract Land and Directional Drilling Services; Completion and Production Services; Natural Sand Proppant Services, and Remote Accommodation Services. Its Completion and Production Services division provides pressure pumping services, pressure control Services, flowback services and equipment rentals. Its Natural Sand Proppant Services division is engaged in selling, distributing and producing proppant for hydraulic fracturing. Its Contract Land and Directional Drilling Services division provides drilling rigs and crews for operators, as well as rental equipment. Its Remote Accommodation Services division provides housing, kitchen and dining, and recreational service facilities for oilfield workers located in remote areas.

About Seadrill

Seadrill Limited is an offshore drilling contractor providing offshore drilling services to the oil and gas industry. The Company’s primary business is the ownership and operation of drillships, semi-submersible rigs and jack-up rigs for operations in shallow-, mid-, deep-, and ultra deepwater areas, and in benign and harsh environments. The Company’s segments are Floaters and Jack-ups. The Company offers services encompassing drilling, completion and maintenance of offshore exploration and production wells. The Company contracts its drilling units primarily on a dayrate basis to drill wells for its customers. The Company has a fleet of approximately 38 offshore drilling units consisting of over 12 semi-submersible rigs, approximately seven drillships and over 19 jack-up rigs in operation, and contracts for the construction of approximately 13 offshore drilling units. The Company also provides management services to certain unconsolidated companies in which its holds investments.

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